• Dr B Unnikrishnan is the Dean of KMC Mangalore
    • He is Professor of Community Medicine
    • B Unnikrishnan teaches Community Medicine to MBBS students.

    He is:

    • PhD Guide in the specialisation of Health Systems Research.
    • Chairperson of the Part one Final MBBS subcommittee.


Subject Semester / Year
Community Medicine First, Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD (Doctor of Medicine) Community Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2000
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) Pt JN Medical College, Raipur 2006


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC Mangalore Dean and Professor 01/01/2022 - till date
KMC, Mangalore Additional Dean and Professor 01/12/2020 - 31/12/2021
KMC Mangalore Associate Dean and Professor 2015 - 30/11/2020
Dept of Community Medicine, KMC Mangalore Professor and Head of the Department 2011 - 2015
Dept of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Professor 2010 - 2011
Dept of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Associate Professor 2005 - 2010
Dept of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College Assistant Professor 2000 - 2005
Dept of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal PG cum Tutor 1997 - 2000


Area of Interest

Health Systems Research.

Area of Expertise

Epidemiological Studies-Design , Evidence Based Medicine , Systematic Reviews , HIV/AIDS , Environmental Health

Area of Research

Tobacco Cessation , HIV/AIDS , Adolescent Health , Community Based Health Insurance

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Consultant, Public Health Evidence South Asia (PHESA).
  • Member of the Board of Studies.
  • Member of the College Coordination Committee.
  • Member of the Ethics Committee.
  • Member of the Indian Association of Epidemiologist, 2006.
  • Member of the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, 2002.
  • Member of the Monitoring Cell on Ragging.
  • Advisor, Voluntary Service Organization.
  • Member of Parliament, One MP One Idea Scheme.
  • Speciality Editor in Chief, WebMed Central Plus.
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Advanced Biotechnology & Bioengineering.
  • Member of the Ethics Committee of Institute of Applied Dermatology.
  • Supervisor, ASCEND Research network (Asian Collaboration for Excellence in Non-Communicable Disease).
  • US NIH Millennium Promise Award to support the development of an Asian non-communicable disease (NCD) Research Network over five years.
  • South Asian International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (ITREOH) , University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.
  • Consultant, Local Project Advisory Committee for Dept of Science & Technology Project, Govt of India Project of Institute of Applied Dermatology, Kasargod, Kerala
  • for the development of systematic review of published Ayurvedic Literature on Switra.
  • External Expert, Health Ministry’s Screening Committee of the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Perceptions and practice of evidence based medicine among health professionals.

2013-01-01 Akshay Sethi

Legal and Ethical Issues faced by Health Care Professionalism Mangalore.

2012-01-01 Namitha Rao

Stigma and Discrimination faced by people living with HIV aids in coastal south India.

2009-01-01 Rashmi Syal

Trend of computer and Internet use among medical students.

2008-01-01 Vedant Kulshresta

A cross sectional study.

Study of Stress amongst software professionals and factors Influencing Stress.

2007-01-01 Sharanya Krishnan

A cross sectional study, 2007 .

Prevalence of protein energy malnutrition and its association with Intestinal parasitic infestation among pre-school children of Mangalore.

2005-01-01 Anan Jaiswal

Knowledge Attitude Practice (KAP) study of oral hygiene among school teachers of Mangalore City.

2003-01-01 Vitesh Popli